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Tirana Airport

Tirana Airport is an international airport located in the municipality of Krujë, about 10 km northwest of Tirana.
It is in this airport that much of Albania’s air traffic is concentrated, being the only international airport in the country.
About 2 million passengers passed through in 2016.

The recently refurbished terminal offers all essential services. You will find shopping areas, refreshment points, duty-free, punching room. An area for smokers is located exclusively inside the Segafredo Bar. The Wi-Fi line is available free of charge throughout the building.

Here is the list of the main direct connections* with Tirana Airport

ARMENIA: Yerevan.
AUSTRIA: Vienna.
BELGIUM: Brussels, Charleroi.
DENMARK: Copenhagen.
EGYPT: Hurghada, Sharm El Sheikh.
ENGLAND: Liverpool, London–Gatwick, London–Heathrow, London–Luton, London–Stansted.
FINLAND: Helsinki.
FRANCE: Beauvais, Lyon, Mulhouse, Nice, Paris–CDG, Paris–Orly.
GERMANY: Berlin, Cologne/Bonn, Dortmund, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Friedrichshafen, Hahn, Hamburg, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, Memmingen, Munich, Nuremberg, Stuttgart.
GREECE: Athens, Heraklion, Mykonos, Thessaloniki.
HUNGARY: Budapest.
NORWAY: Oslo, Sandefjord.
ISRAEL: Tel Aviv.
ITALY: Ancona, Bari, Bergamo, Bologna, Catania, Florence, Forlì, Genoa, Milan–Malpensa, Perugia, Pescara, Pisa, Rimini, Rome–Fiumicino, Treviso, Turin, Venice, Verona.
POLAND: Gdańsk, Katowice, Poznań, Warsaw–Chopin, Wrocław.
SAUDI ARABIA: Jeddah, Riyadh.
SERBIA: Belgrade.
SPAIN: Barcelona, Madrid.
SWEDEN: Malmö, Stockholm–Arlanda, Stockholm–Skavsta.
SWITZERLAND: Basel, Zürich.
TURKEY: Antalya, Bodrum, Istanbul, Istanbul–Sabiha Gökçen.
UAE: Abu Dhabi, Dubai–International.


Tirana airport Terminal

Photo ©, Pasztilla

By taxi, bus, or by renting a car, you can easily move from the airport, and reach Albanian destinations


Directly at the airport, you can rent your favorite car in one of the numerous agencies present. As always, we recommend booking in advance online to get the best rates.

Outside the Terminal, on the arrivals side, you will find the taxi rank.
Atex specializes in transfers from/to Tirana Airport and the main Albanian destinations.
Taxis are easily identified by the yellow color, the sign and the license number.
A trip from the airport to the capital generally costs around 3000lek (about € 24). The journey takes around 25 minutes (traffic permitting!).


Every day, there are connections with the capital, Durres and Fier.
The bus station is located outside the arrivals area, following the signs for parking and taxis.
LU-NA shpk offers daily connections with the capital, in the area of ​​the National Opera Theater. It works, every hour, from Monday to Sunday, from 07:00 and 23:00, towards Tirana; from 08:00 to midnight, in the opposite direction.
The ticket for the single journey costs 400lek (approximately €3.30).

Adis Travel and Tours, on the other hand, offer connections to Durres.
Buses depart only at these times:

  • From Durres, 08:00; 09:30; 11:00 am; 1:00 pm; 15:00; 7:00 pm.
  • From Tirana Airport, 10:00; 12:00 pm; 15:30; 17:00; 22:00.

The ticket for a single journey costs 1000lek (about 8 €).

Every day there are 9 daily trips to/from Fier, departing at the following times:

  • from Fier, 03:00; 05:30; 08:30; 10:30; 13:30; 15:00; 17:00; 7:00 pm; 00:00.
  • from Tirana Airport, 09:00; 10:30; 11:30; 1:00 pm; 16:30; 17:30; 7:00 pm; 21:00; 23:00

The return ticket for the same day costs 1000lek (around €8).

*The list is subject to change. All links, updated, can be consulted on the official website. Before leaving, it is recommended to inquire about the provisions and rules on COVID-19 in Albania, and on the mandatory nature of the vaccine. Timetables and connections are subject to change.

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